Hol­i­day Birds

CardMaker - - Holiday Gifts & Decor -

1. Use desert sand ink to stamp birds onto a 41/4 x 6-inch piece of water­color pa­per.

2. Ap­ply mask­ing fluid on birds; let dry.

3. Cre­ate a wash of color be­hind birds us­ing paint­brush, wa­ter and tea dye ink.

4. Stamp pine branches us­ing Caribbean Sea ink and dab with a damp paint­brush. Use wa­ter to mix col­ors as de­sired.

5. Stamp ber­ries us­ing tea dye ink; color with red marker. 6. Use fin­ger­tips to re­move mask­ing fluid. 7. Color birds us­ing mark­ers and a paint­brush.

8. Once dry, run panel through a die-cut­ting ma­chine if de­sired to help re­duce warp­ing. You can also spray a mist of wa­ter onto panel and then place it un­der a stack of books overnight.

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